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Canada-China dispute heats up

by Onize Ohikere
Posted 3/04/19, 10:50 am

An executive of a top Chinese telecom company on Sunday sued the Canadian government, the border agency, and police, saying they breached her rights during a Dec. 1 arrest. Canadian authorities detained Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou on behalf of the United States at an airport in Vancouver after she arrived on a flight from Hong Kong. She is charged with misleading banks about the company’s dealings with Iran and violating U.S. sanctions.

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Harass, assault, repeat

Persecution | Chinese police continue to detain and abuse members of Early Rain Covenant Church
by June Cheng
Posted 2/28/19, 11:32 am

This past Sunday in China, members of Chengdu’s Early Rain Covenant Church gathered inside living rooms for worship as they’ve done since the Chinese government shut down the church and arrested its leaders in December. But this week, police showed up at two homes, forcing everyone—children, the elderly, and pregnant women—into police buses and taking them away to the local station.

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Pence arrives in South America

International | Vice president set to meet with Venezuela’s interim president
by Mindy Belz
Posted 2/25/19, 12:53 pm

VENEZUELA: U.S. Vice President Mike Pence traveled to South America Monday with a scheduled meeting with interim President Juan Guaidó following a weekend of violence. Security forces under President Nicolás Maduro clashed over the weekend with an opposition-led operation to breach Maduro’s humanitarian aid blockade and deliver needed food and medicine.

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